Poughkeepsie High School

PHS Exterior 3-2016

When you Read, When you Write, and even when you do your Homework at Night, THINK LITERACY FIRST!

by Mr. James Areno (PHS Math Teacher) 

PHS 2015-2016 Bell Schedule

Attention Poughkeepsie High School Students: All Poughkeepsie High School students, should report to school by 7:45 AM.

Administrative Staff

 

High School Administrators
Mrs. Phee Simpson Executive Principal
Ms. Catherine Yaa Yaa Whaley Assistant Principal 9th Grade / Co-principal of E-TECH
Mr. Dan Wilson Assistant Principal 10th Grade
Ms. Yvonne Palmer Assistant Principal 11th Grade
Mr. Da’Ron Wilson Assistant Principal 12th Grade / Co-principal of E-TECH
Mr. Jay’Quan Floyd Dean of Students / Assistant Principal

 

Mission Statement

The Mission of Poughkeepsie High School is to deliver a Standards-Based Curriculum that is rigorous and relevant. We are instilling values that create students who are productive members of the 21st Century Community. We are committed to assuring learning experiences that will assist our students in achieving their greatest potential. They are to understand that diversity of gender, physical or mental ability, culture, and background are strengths to be respected.

 

Summer Reading List

Click here to be directed to the Summer Reading List

PHS Homework Center 2015-2016

PHS Homework Center 2015-2016

Principally Speaking

Please read the most recent edition of “Principally Speaking,” the Principal’s monthly newsletter:

Principally Speaking March/April 2016

Principally Speaking (Spanish) March/April 2016

Principally Speaking November 2015

PRINCIPALLY SPEAKING September 2015

Spanish PRINCIPALLY SPEAKING Sept. 2015

Guidance Services

Click Here to Visit the Guidance Webpage

 

Parent/Teacher/Student Association (PTSA)

Please visit the High School’s PTSA’s webpage for the organization’s latest news.  Just click Here.

School Pictures

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Programs

Student Activities

For a list of some of the extracurricular activities offered at Poughkeepsie High School, please click here.

Poughkeepsie Education Foundation Scholarship

A Poughkeepsie Education Foundation Scholarship is awarded each year to one graduating senior from Poughkeepsie High School. This $4,000 award entitles the recipient to $1,000 annually for up to four years of college studies. For additional information about this scholarship, please click here.

I. Ann Davidson Scholarship

The I. Ann Davidson Scholarship consists of payments of $1,000 for each year of undergraduate study up to four years. For additional information about this scholarship, please click here.

Affirmative Action Officers’ Association Scholarship

The New York State Affirmative Action Officers Association has established the Curtis Ray Forbes Academic Scholarship Award to present two $500.00 scholarships for the 2014 academic year. One student from Dutchess County and one from Schenectady County will be selected for this award.  For additional information, please click here.

District Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct 2015-2016

Student Handbook

PHS STUDENT HANDBOOK 2015-2016

Favorite High School Websites

1.   MOODLE homepage,

     a. an online GPA calculator that will calculate up to 50 grades instantly.
     b. links to 60 online scholarship search sites…virtually every such site that exists.
     c. links to colleges with comprehensive programs for students with disabilities.
    d. lists of public colleges, career colleges, Catholic colleges, Christian colleges, colleges for women, historically
         black colleges, community colleges, accredited online colleges, etc. (with links and contact information).
   e. online admissions applications.
   f. dozens of articles designed to help students of all ages understand their higher education and financial aid options.

2.    PCSD login Athletic Websites Foreign Language

3.   History

4.  Physical Education Department Website

5.   Science

6.  Pioneer Post

7.   Science Department Website

8. Social Studies

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Address

70 Forbus Street Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 Phone: (845) 451-4850 Fax: (845) 451-4807 Map

School Hours

Arrival: 7:40 a.m. (warning bell)   —     Dismissal: 2:40 p.m.

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